- Springfield, Louisiana
name = Town of Springfield
category = Town
country = United States
state = Louisiana
region = Livingston
region_type = Parish
area_imperial = 1.4
area_land_imperial = 1.4
area_water_imperial = 0.0
area_water_percentage = auto
area_percentage_round = 2
area_round = 1
lat_d = 30
lat_m = 25
lat_s = 45
lat_NS = N
long_d = 90
long_m = 32
long_s = 53
long_EW = W
elevation_imperial = 16
elevation_round = 1
population_as_of = 2000
population = 395
population_density_imperial = 282.4
population_density_round = 1
timezone = CST
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
area_code = 225
map_caption = Location of Springfield in Louisiana
map_locator = Louisiana
map1 = Map of USA LA.svg
map1_caption = Location of Louisiana in the United States
Springfield is located at coor dms|30|25|45|N|90|32|53|W|city (30.429173, -90.548065)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km²), all of it land.
The town's name comes from the numerous artesian springs in the area.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 395 people, 162 households, and 115 families residing in the town. The population densitywas 282.4 people per square mile (108.9/km²). There were 185 housing units at an average density of 132.3/sq mi (51.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.20% White, 2.03% African American, 0.25% Asian, and 1.52% from two or more races.
There were 162 households out of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.90.
In the town the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 101.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $28,125, and the median income for a family was $48,750. Males had a median income of $35,536 versus $21,667 for females. The
per capita incomefor the town was $17,075. About 19.0% of families and 20.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.2% of those under age 18 and 15.6% of those age 65 or over.
Springfield is within the
Livingston Parish Public Schoolssystem.
Springfield is served by:
* Springfield Elementary School
* Springfield Junior High School
* Springfield High School
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